The immediate past  former Majority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon Yinka Mafe has died few hours after celebrating his birthday, but  the circumstances surrounding his death are still sketchy as at the time of filing this reports.

Penpushing reports that Mafe was born on February 4th, 1974 and said to have celebrated his birthday earlier in the day, but  late in the night complained of chest pain, a development which suddenly led to his untimely death

The deceased political journey started as a Councillor of Ward three in Sagamu Local Government Legislative Council in December 1998, a term which ended in 2002,and  was also elected as a member of the Ogun State House of Assembly in 2011 and became the Chairman House Committee on Education, Science and Technology and re-elected in 2015 representing  Sagamu 1 constituency of Ogun State under the All Progressives Congress(APC).

Penpushing further reports that, All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ogun State in a statement by its  Caretaker Committee   Publicity Secretary, Tunde Oladunjoye   said though the circumstances surrounding his death are still sketchy, said the party however, has, indeed, lost a vibrant lawmaker, legal practitioner and consummate entrepreneur, known for his outspokenness, no matter where he finds himself.

“The party recalled that even when others remained in the deflated and defunct Allied People’s Movement (APM), Yinka Mafe took a very bold and courageous step to return to APC”,the statement said.

‘While the other defected and defeated members of defunct APM were still shadow-chasing and preoccupied with empty boasts, Mafe, less than a month after the election of Prince Dapo Abiodun, specifically on April 2, 2019 announced his return to APC on the floor of Ogun State House of Assembly.”

“While commiserating with the wife, children and the entire members of the family of the deceased, and indeed the people of Sagamu 1 State Constituency, the APC prays that God will give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”,Oladunjoye wrote


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